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Thursday, January 27, 2011

Food Events for the Weekend of Jan. 28-30

Posted By on Thu, Jan 27, 2011 at 5:49 PM

Cookies! See Sat., Jan. 29. - JOHN BIRDSALL
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Friday through Sunday, the area's tastiest happenings.

Sat., Jan. 29:

Cookie Jar Throwdown

Omnivore Books on Food, 3885a Cesar Chavez (at Church), 3-4 p.m.

For their first cooking contest of 2011, Omnivore Books is keeping it simple with a cookie bake-off. Complete description here.

Poleng Lounge Tribute Dinner

The Summit, 780 Valencia (at 19th St.), dinner 6-9 p.m., afterparty 9 p.m.-2 a.m.

Tim Luym, chef at the now-shuttered Poleng Lounge, returns for one night to serve up some of his mod-Filipino favorites. Complete description here.

Stag Dining Group's "Speakeasy" Dinner

Secret Mission location, 7 p.m. (also Sunday at 5 p.m.)

Chefs Jordan Grosser and Ted Fleury pair with the geniuses at the Cocktail Lab for an underground five-course dinner and cocktail pairing. Complete description here.

Sun., Jan. 30:

Sutton Cellars Vermouth Tasting

Sutton Cellars, 601 22nd (at Illinois), 2 p.m.

Carl Sutton, mustachioed maven behind Sutton Cellars, will be doling out samples of his N.Y. Times-lauded vermouth while schooling you on its production. Complete description here.

Ten-Course Filipino Dishcrawl

Mercury Lounge, 1582 Folsom (at 12th St.), 5 p.m.

Chef Dominic Ainza has pledged to serve up a minimum of 10 dishes with wines to match and a demonstration cooking class. Complete description here.

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